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Essayes vvritten in French by Michael Lord of Montaigne, Knight of the Order of S. Michael, gentleman of the French Kings chamber: done into English, according to the last French edition, by Iohn Florio reader of the Italian tongue vnto the Soueraigne Maiestie of Anna, Queene of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, c. And one of the gentlemen of hir royall priuie chamber.

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    SR - OS - 99.3 French/

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    [12], 630, [2] pages : port. (metal cut) ; 2°.

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General note: A translation of: Essais. With an engraved portrait of the translator on A6v signed: Gul: Hole sculp:. The second (R1r) and third books (2R5r) have separate dated title pages; pagination and register are continuous. The last leaf is blank. Signatures: A-2L6 2O-3I6 3K4. Front., quire 2V, 3K4; tp. and A2 torn at edge, repaired; MS. ink notes on Q6r UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 18042 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1976. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640; 1423:5). Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink signature on tp.: "ffrederick Clodius Senior"; Revd. SidneyBeisly (d. 1876) bequest 1886 UK-SuSCL Binding Information: C19th? full goatskin UK-SuSCL